Posted September 7, 2020 at 1:24:00 PM PDT
...Prolonged Period of Potentially Dangerous Heat to continue
through Labor Day across Interior Portions of the San Francisco
Bay Area and Central Coast...
...Gusty offshore winds will develop on Tuesday and be strongest
over the North Bay Mountains...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
* WHAT...High temperatures Monday in the 90s in coastal areas
and 100 to 117 inland.
* WHERE...All Interior locations as well as San Francisco Bay
Shoreline and Northern Monterey Bay.
* WHEN...Through 9 PM PDT Monday.
* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and
heat stroke can occur due to prolonged exposure to hot
temperatures, even to the general population. People most
vulnerable include those who spend extended periods outdoors,
those without air conditioning, young children, the elderly,
and those with chronic illness.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...High pressure over the region will keep a
stagnant air pattern in place. With wildfires still burning
around the region, smoke and haze will still be around the
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.